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​Chapter 6  Criminal Procedure


2014-46 - Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.508 (would allow a court to consider previously-decided claims in the context of a new claim for relief)

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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.508
Issued: September 18, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2020
Public Hearing:
 
 
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2018-29 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.302 (would eliminate the option to plead guilty to an offense charged [separate from the offense to which defendant is pleading guilty])

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Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.302​
Issued: September 11, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2020
Public Hearing:
 
 
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2018-15 - AMENDMENTS OF RULES 1.109, 2.113, 2.412, 3.203, 3.222, 3.223, 3.800, 3.903, 3.921, 3.923, 3.932, 3.935, 3.936, 3.943, 3.951, 3.963, 3.972, 3.977, 5.125, 5.402, 5.404, 5.801, 6.104, 7.210, 7.215, 7.305, 7.308, AND 8.111 OF THE MICHIGAN COURT RULES AND INTERNAL OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR THE JUDICIAL TENURE COMMISSION (UPDATES CROSS-REFERENCES AND MAKES OTHER NONSUBSTANTIVE REVISIONS TO CLARIFY THE RULES)

 

​2002-37 - PROPOSED AMENDMENTS OF E-FILING RULES (WOULD CONTINUE THE PROCESS FOR DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF THE STATEWIDE ELECTRONIC-FILING SYSTEM)

Proposed Amendment:
Proposed Amendments of E-Filing Rules​
​​Issued: May 15, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing: September 18, 2019
 


2017-02 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.508 (would enable a defendant to show actual prejudice in a motion for relief for judgment under certain circumstances)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.508
Issued: May 1, 2019
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2019
Public Hearing: September 18, 2019​
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.508​
Issued: September 18, 2019
Effective: ​January 1, 2020


ADM File No. 2018-23 - Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of Rule 6.001 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
Comments:
 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Alternative Amendments of MCR 6.610​
Issued: June 5, 2019
Comment Period Expiration ​October 1, 2019

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ADM File No. 2017-17 - Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and   7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule  6.430 of the Michigan Court​ Rules

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of Rules 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, 6.610, 7.202, and 7.208 and Proposed Addition of Rule 6.430 of the Michigan Court Rules​

Issued: November 28, 2018
Comment Period Expiration:
March 1, 2019
Public Hearing: May 22, 2019
 
 
Comments:

​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendments of MCR 6.001, 6.006, 6.425, 6.427, and 6.610 and Addition of MCR 6.430​​
Issued: May 22, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019


2017-27 - Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425 (would make the amount of time a defendant has to request appointed appellate counsel consistent with other parts of the rule and remove the requirement for a sentencing judge to articulate substantial and compelling reasons to deviate from the guidelines range, pursuant to Lockridge)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: October 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
February 1, 2019
Public Hearing: March 13, 2019
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendment of MCR 6.425​
Issued: May 15, 2019
Effective: ​September 1, 2019

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2013-05/2014-46 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 (would add an “actual innocence” waiver provision, include new scientific evidence as a definition for “new evidence,” and require prosecutors to take certain actions regarding new evidence)

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 
Issued: May 16, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 6.502 and MRPC 3.8 (order entered on 9/24/18 corrects and replaces the order dated 9/20/18)
Issued: September 24, 2018
Effective: ​January 1, 2019



2017-16 - PROPOSED Amendment of mcr 6.302 (would require a trial court judge to advise a defendant while taking a plea that the defendant may be giving up rights​) 

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.302 ​
Issued: May 16, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
September 1, 2018
Public Hearing: September 20, 2018​
 
 
Comments:
 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.302​
Issued: September 20, 2018
Effective: ​January 1, 2019

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2015-04 - PROPOSED amendment of MCR 6.429 (would provide trial courts with broader authority to sua sponte address erroneous judgments of sentence) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.429​
Issued: January 24, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
May 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: ​Amendment of MCR 6.429
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018

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2017-10 - PROPOSED Addition of mcr 6.417 (would require a trial court to provide parties with an opportunity to comment, consent/object, or suggest alternatives on a proposed order of mistrial) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Addition of MCR 6.417​
Issued: January 17, 2018
​Comment Period Expiration:
May 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: Addition of MCR 6.417​
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018

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2016-42 - PROPOSED amendments of mcr 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431 (would provide a "prison-mailbox" rule for incarcerated in pro per defendants for certain post-sentencing motions) 

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431 ​
Issued: December 20, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
Comments:

 

 
​Adopted or Other Action: Amendments of MCR 6.310, 6.429, and 6.431
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018


2016-08 - PROPOSED AMENDMENT OF MCR 6.610 (WOULD EXEMPT PLEAS TAKEN UNDER SUBSECTION [E][7] FROM THE REQUIREMENTS OF [E][4])

 
Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment of MCR 6.610 ​
Issued: December 13, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
April 1, 2018
Public Hearing: May 23, 2018
 
 
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​Adopted or Other Action: Amendment of MCR 6.610
Issued: May 23, 2018
Effective: ​September 1, 2018


 

​2002-37 - PROPOSED RULES RELATED TO E-FILING AND ELECTRONIC RECORDS

Proposed Amendment: Proposed Amendment Rules 1.109, 2.107, 2.113, 2.114, 3.206, 3.901, 3.931, 3.961, 4.302, 5.113,   5.114, 6.001, 6.101, 8.117, and 8.119 of the Michigan Court Rules​​
Issued: September 20, 2017
​Comment Period Expiration:
January 1, 2018
​Interim Order Prior to Public Hearing: ​Deferral of Effective Date of September 20, 2017 Order​
Public Hearing: January 23, 2018​
 
 
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